Quasimodo

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noun Qua·si·mo·do \ˌkwä-si-ˈmō-(ˌ)dō, ˌkwä-zi-\

Definition of Quasimodo

Origin and Etymology of quasimodo

Medieval Latin quasi modo geniti infantes as newborn babes (words of the introit for Low Sunday)


Quasimodo

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biographical name Qua·si·mo·do \kwä-ˈzē-mə-ˌdō\

Definition of Quasimodo

  1. Salvatoreplay \ˌsäl-vä-ˈtō-(ˌ)rā\ 1901–1968 Italian poet and critic


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